Washington DC

Compare Current Washington DC Mortgage Rates

Compare Washington DC mortgage rates and fees from top lenders. Review free, personalized mortgage rates based on your specifc loan amount, program and other factors. Easily compare APRs, closing costs and monthly payments to find the lowest mortgage rates in Washington DC.

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Washington DC Mortgage Rates as of August 16, 2022
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Compare Today's Washington DC Mortgage Rates

August 16, 2022

Current mortgage rates in Washington DC are % for a 30 year fixed rate loan, % for a 15 year fixed loan and % for a 5/1 adjustable rate mortgage (ARM)

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How Affordable is Housing in Washington DC?

Below we provide helpful information on the real estate market, home prices and housing affordability in Washington DC. Understand how much you need to earn to afford a home in Washington DC, including the mortgage you need to qualify for. Review the monthy payment so you can determine if owning a house in Washington DC fits your budget. This information is based on proprietary analysis you can only find on FREEandCLEAR and we offer it to help you decide if living in Washington DC is right for you.

The median home value for Washington DC is $766,103

Based on current mortgage rates and a 10% down payment, you need to make $125,523 per year to buy the median priced home in Washington DC

With this income, you could qualify for a $689,492 mortgage, assuming your monthly debt expense is reasonable

Based on this loan amount, the monthly mortgage payment required to buy the median priced home in Washington DC is $2,907

The median household income for Washington DC is $99,728

Based on this income, you can afford a home valued at approximately $608,668

The home price you can afford to buy based on household income in Washington DC is 79% of the median home value which means housing prices are very expensive. Washington DC ranks 3,102 out of 3,142 counties in the United States for housing affordability.

According to the FREEandCLEAR Housing Affordability Index, the housing market in Washington DC is very expensive


Loan Limits for Washington DC

Mortgage limits affect your loan terms, mortgage program eligibility and what price home you can afford. Review the loan limits for Washington DC below.

Conforming loan limits for Washington DC

1 unit: $970,800
2 units: $1,243,050
3 units: $1,502,475
4 units: $1,867,275

FHA loan limits for Washington DC

1 unit: $970,800
2 units: $1,243,050
3 units: $1,502,475
4 units: $1,867,275

VA loan limits for Washington DC

1 unit: $970,800

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